A Beginner's Faith in Things Unseen
Boston, Beacon Press, (1995). A memoir by this nature writer, winner of the 1964 John Burroughs Medal for The Great Beach. Inscribed by Hay to Peter Matthiessen, who won the 1982 John Burroughs Medal for Sand Rivers. Matthiessen has provided a jacket blurb for this book: "John Hay is one of our very best essayists on the natural world." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Together with Matthiessen's copy of Hays' The Immortal Wilderness [NY: Norton, 1987], which has Matthiessen's markings in about a dozen places, mostly in the preface. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#032479] SOLD

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